It’s the Cat’s Whiskers

Auckland’s private Kristin School recently secured the rights to the world renowned musical CATS, spending $85,000 on its annual stage production. Executive principal and show producer Peter Clague said the big-budget show would rival what many small amateur companies would spend on a production, but the school was able to recoup the costs selling 3000 tickets. Clague said the school’s productions get more and more professional each year and organisers start thinking about what’s next as soon as the curtain comes down. “Performing arts is such a big deal for us,” he said.


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Annaleese Jochems’s Debut Novel Alive and Squirming

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